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STOBART AIR COLLAPSE COULD BE ‘TIP OF ICEBERG’ SAYS GMB
This aviation employer has gone to the wall which one is next, asks GMB Union?...
NEW GMB LEADER PLEDGES UNION WILL ORGANISE, CHANGE AND WIN FOR WORKING PEOPLE
Newly elected GMB General Secretary Gary Smith told delegates at the union’s annual congress GMB will organise, change and win for working people...
Virtual GMB Congress 2021
500 delegates representing 620,000 GMB members from all parts of the UK and Ireland and from every sector meet virtually to discuss the industrial, economic and political agenda of the third largest trade union....
BIG QUESTIONS ON MATT HANCOCK’S CAPACITY TO HANDLE THE JOB, SAYS GMB
Today’s revelations are further draining away the trust people had in the Health Secretary after GMB Union raised concerns last year ...
PM FINALLY LISTENS TO GMB'S YEAR-LONG CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY
Johnson must now set out the terms of reference without dragging heels, demands GMB Union ...
HYDROGEN KEY TO NET ZERO AND GREENER FUTURE
GMB union backs using hydrogen and hydrogen boilers as key tool in tackling greenhouse emissions ...
RUGBY LEAGUE AND GMB BACKED PLAYERS’ ASSOCIATION JOIN SPORT'S SOCIAL MEDIA BLACKOUT
GMB union supports all those working together to end discrimination once and for all. ...
ADDISON LEE LATEST GIG ECONOMY EMPLOYER TO FALL IN WORKERS’ RIGHTS FIGHT
Private hire firm Addison Lee is the latest gig economy firm to have their bogues self-employment exposed by the courts. ...
43RD DAY OF BRITISH GAS STRIKE ACTION TO COINCIDE WITH MASS SACKINGS
The fact British Gas doesn't care for either customers or staff is shown by mass sacking of engineers it badly needs to service these customers...
WILKO WORKERS READY FOR STRIKE ACTION AFTER BOSSES CUT SICK PAY, BUT KEEP THEIR OWN
Consultative ballot sees 88% of Wilko Employees voting for industrial action following ‘savage’ cuts....
WILKO KEYWORKERS READY FOR STRIKE ACTION AFTER BOSSES CUT SICK PAY – BUT KEEP THEIR OWN
Consultative ballot sees 88% of Wilko Employees voting for industrial action following ‘savage’ cuts....
Slow Clap #WithNHSStaff for Fair Pay
NHS staff are reeling from the Government’s insulting 1% pay offer – a real-terms cut for people who put their lives on the line for us....
TOMAHAWK REPAYS LOANS TAKEN FROM LOW PAID STAFF IN ‘MASSIVE WIN FOR WORKERS’
Tomahawk restaurants has begun repaying the low-paid, furloughed workers it borrowed money from in a ‘massive win for workers’. ...
LEADER OF COUNCIL WITH £9 MILLON BRITISH GAS CONTRACT URGES COMPANY TO WITHDRAW FIRE AND REHIRE PLAN
The leader of a council that has spent more than £9 million with British Gas over the past five years has urged the company to withdraw its fire and rehire plan. ...
GAS STRIKE GOES AHEAD AFTER ENGINEERS OVERWHELMINGLY REJECT OFFER
British Gas engineers have walked out for their 27th day of strike action today after they overwhelmingly rejected a revised offer from the company at ACAS. ...
ANGER AS GOVERNMENT THREATENS NHS WORKERS WITH ‘PALTRY’ 1% PAY RISE OR MORE CUTS
Ministers’ position shows a complete disregard for NHS workers as DHSC Pay Review Body submission is six weeks late....
TOMAHAWK RESTAURANT ‘BULLIES’ LOW PAID FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES INTO LENDING CASH TO PAY COMPANY PENSION AND NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS
GMB has slammed Tomahawk restaurants for 'bullying’ its low-paid, furloughed workers into lending them the money to pay employers National Insurance and pension contributions....
BRITISH GAS STRIKE DAYS 23 TO 26 GO AHEAD AS PARENT COMPANY CENTRICA ANNOUNCES £700 MILLION PROFIT
Fire and rehire remains the main obstacle to a potential settlement from the talks at ACAS, says GMB Union...
GMB YOUNG MEMBERS SUPPORT BRITISH GAS MEMBERS WITH £2,000 DONATION TO STRIKE FUND
Members from the GMB Young Members’ Network (YMN), in the region, have agreed to donate £2,000 from their fund to support striking British Gas workers....
UNIONS CALL FOR SUBSTANTIAL PAY RISE FOR COUNCIL AND SCHOOL WORKERS
Our members put themselves in harm’s way to protect the public, their dedication must be recognised, says GMB Union....